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Annual Inflation Up Slightly in June - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Annual Inflation Rate data for the year through the end of June on July 12th 2018. Annual Inflation is Up Annual inflation rate was 2.87% in June up from 2.80% in May, 2.46% in April, 2.36% in March and 2.21% in February. CPI-U was 251.989 in June, 251.588 in May, 247.867 in January and 246.524 in December. Monthly Inflation for June was 0.16% while May was 0.42%, April was 0.40%, up from 0.23% in March ...
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What Impact (if any) Does Disruption have on Inflation? - What is “Disruption”?  According to Dictionary.com: forcible separation or division into parts. a disrupted condition: After the coup, the country was in disruption. Business. a radical change in an industry, business strategy, etc., especially involving the introduction of a new product or service that creates a new market: 2018 is seeing our world change rapidly in so many ways some due to various disruptions. This has caused some ...
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Debt and Inflationary Pressures: A Lesson in Economic Interactivity - Price Inflation occurs when the cost of a representative basket of goods and services is rising. The key factor is the general trend that takes place in an economy, it is possible that individual items such as foreign automobiles, the price of coffee, or corn could rise while other items that require a larger portion of your disposable income are falling (or vice versa). That is why a basket based on weighted purchases is...
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 Annual Inflation Up Sharply in May - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Annual Inflation Rate data for the year through the end of May on June 12th 2018.         Annual Inflation is Up Annual inflation rate was 2.80% in May up from 2.46% in April,  2.36% in March and 2.21% in February. CPI-U was 251.588 in May, 250.546 in April, 249.554 in March, 248.991 in February, 247.867 in January and 246.524 in December. Monthly Inflation for May was 0.42%, April was 0.40%, up from 0.23...
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Inflation Risk - What is Inflation Risk? Inflation Risk aka. “Purchasing Power Risk” is the risk due to “a decrease in purchasing power of assets or cash flow” due to inflation. A typical example would be a bond that generates a fixed rate of return. For instance, suppose this bond is worth $1000 and generates a 5% yield i.e. $50. Suppose when you purchase the bond that $50 will buy two tanks of gas for your car. Over time inflation will reduce the purchasing power of that $50 so it only bu...
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InflationData Ranked Number 1 Inflation Blog - We just received notification that InflationData was Ranked the Number 1 Inflation Blog according to Feedspot Inflation Blogs: Their commentary says: “We’ve carefully selected these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information.” #1 InflationData- That’s us. But I thought you might find it interesting to see who else ranked in the top 10 so here they ...
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April Inflation UP - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Annual Inflation Rate data for the year through the end of April on May 10th 2018.         Annual Inflation is Up Annual inflation rate was 2.46% up from 2.36% in March and 2.21% in February. CPI was 250.546 in April, 249.554 in March, 248.991 in February, 247.867 in January and 246.524 in December. Monthly Inflation for April was 0.40%, up from 0.23% in March 2018 Next release June 12th Monthly Inflation: Annual inflatio...
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How Does Inflation Affect the Price of Gold? - Gold bugs often fear inflation and believe that gold will generally increase in price when inflation is high. But the correlation is not as simple as when inflation increases the price of gold increases. If it were, the inflation adjusted price of gold would be virtually flat. And as we can see from the chart below the red line is far from flat. From 1913 through 1970 the “nominal price” of gold was fixed by the government and so it remained re...
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March Inflation Data Released - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Annual Inflation Rate data for the year through the end of March on April 11th 2018.         Annual Inflation is Up Annual inflation rate was 2.36% up from  2.21% in February. CPI was 249.554 in March, 248.991 in February, 247.867 in January and 246.524 in December. Monthly Inflation for March 2018= 0.23% Monthly Inflation for March 2017= 0.08% Next release May 10th Monthly Inflation: Typically the monthly infl...
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The Effects of Inflation and Interest Rates on Commodity Prices - In common usage, inflation refers to steadily rising prices of goods and services over time, while “deflation” relates to falling prices. Inflation is both a boon and a bane to the economy and the rate of inflation is affected by a variety of factors including FED monetary policy, interest rates, supply vs. demand, and the Velocity of money. However, strictly speaking, rising prices are “price inflation” which is generally ca...
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